Grand Hotel Wiki

The series was picked up by ABC on May 11, 2018[1], and was originally scheduled to air as a midseason replacement in January 2019[2][3], but was moved to the summer. It premiered on June 17, 2019, and concluded on September 9, 2019. It consists of thirteen episodes.

On October 1, 2019, ABC cancelled the series after one season.[4]

Season Summary[]


Eva Longoria executive produces this bold, provocative drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Charismatic Santiago Mendoza owns the hotel, while his glamorous second wife, Gigi, and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success. The hotel's loyal staff round out a contemporary, fresh take on an upstairs/downstairs story. Wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury, but scandals, escalating debt and explosive secrets hide beneath the picture-perfect exterior.[1]


For a breakdown of the characters' appearances, check here.
For a list of all of the cast and crew members, check here.


Guest Starring[]


# Image Title Writer(s) Director Airdate No. in Series
1 Promo 101 52.jpeg Pilot Brian Tanen Ken Olin June 17, 2019 1
Santiago, owner of the Riviera Grand Hotel and patriarch of the family, risks losing the hotel due to debts owed to an unknown entity. His daughter, Alicia, returns to Miami and tries to revive the family business.
2 Promo 102 20.jpeg Smokeshow Brian Tanen Ron Underwood June 24, 2019 2
Gigi attempts to step in to save the hotel after El Rey's performance gets out of control. Meanwhile, Danny's cover is blown by one of the hotel staffers; and Ingrid's deception forces Javi to step up and take responsibility for his actions.
3 Promo 103 02.jpeg Curveball Bob Daily Eva Longoria Bastón July 1, 2019 3
Danny discovers a new piece of information in Sky's disappearance, Alicia and Gigi disagree on how to best run the hotel, and Gigi gives her a glimpse into her mother's past.
4 Promo 104 08.jpeg The Big Sickout Curtis Kheel Bill D'Elia July 8, 2019 4
Danny and Jason dive deeper into the mystery of Sky's disappearance, an old friend of Gigi's checks into the hotel causing Santiago to feel uneasy and Javi is put to work.
5 Promo 105 01.jpeg You've Got Blackmail Davah Avena Marisol Adler July 15, 2019 5
Javi finally reveals his big secret to the family, and Alicia and Danny's hidden relationship becomes more complicated as new rules are enforced. Meanwhile, a past lover of Sky is revealed, adding another suspect to her disappearance.
6 Promo 106 07.jpeg Love Thy Neighbor Geoffrey Nauffts Arlene Sanford July 22, 2019 6
The hotel faces a few obstacles from a neighboring hotel while planning their gala fundraiser. Elsewhere, Helen goes undercover; and Javi embraces his new fatherhood role despite his family's hesitations.
7 Promo 107 11.jpeg Where the Sun Don't Shine Sara Saedi David Grossman July 29, 2019 7
Santiago continues to be aggravated with the neighboring hotel and decides to take matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Danny becomes jealous of Alicia's new relationship, and Carolina reveals to Yoli that she has information on their father.
8 Promo 108 12.jpeg Long Night's Journey Into Day Nicki Renna Ellen Pressman August 5, 2019 8
The Mendozas begin to recover after an accident disturbs the family, and Danny discovers a bombshell that would jeopardize his relationship with Alicia.
9 Promo 109 06.jpeg Groom Service Desta Tedros Reff Elodie Keene August 12, 2019 9
Danny struggles to keep his relationship with Alicia from her family. Gigi discovers the secrets that Santiago has been keeping from her, while Felix continues to try and make his way back into Gigi's life.
10 Promo 110 02.jpeg Suite Little Lies Danny Fernandez John Terlesky August 19, 2019 10
Santiago and Gigi's relationship is on the mend after secrets they have been keeping from each other are revealed. Danny teams up with the police to try and figure out what happened to Sky, and Javi takes on a new hobby.
11 Promo 111 01.jpeg Art of Darkness Bob Daily Nicole Rubio August 26, 2019 11
Teresa hosts a charity auction at the hotel. Meanwhile, Alicia and Javi learn more about Beatriz and the unmarked room, bringing back confusing childhood memories.
12 Promo 112 05.jpeg Dear Santiago Curtis Kheel Barbara Brown September 2, 2019 12
Alicia and Javi continue their mission to figure out what really happened to their mother. Santiago still finds himself bound to Mateo, as startling secrets from his past come to light.
13 Promo 113 02.jpeg A Perfect Storm Brian Tanen Bill D'Elia September 9, 2019 13
Danny’s true identity is revealed. Santiago struggles with life-changing news from Helen, and we finally learn what happened to Sky.



  • Shooting for the Pilot started on March 15, 2018[5] and ended on March 28, 2018[6], with filming for the remainder of the season beginning on August 29, 2018 and ending on January 28, 2019.[7] [8]
  • The series was filmed at The Fontainebleau hotel in South Beach, Miami, which is known as the fictional Riviera Grand in the series. [9]
    • Though the Pilot was shot on location, the hotel was recreated on a Los Angeles soundstage for subsequent episodes.


Gallery of videos used to promote the season.


Gallery of photographic stills used to promote the season.